Thank you for considering John Jay Homestead for your group tour destination. Click HERE to download our Group Tour Reservation Request.
Below you will find some important information about our group tour offerings.
Docent-led tours of John Jay’s Historic Bedford House and the historic landscape are available.
We can work with your group to offer personalized tours based upon the group’s interest.
We are constantly expanding our tour offerings. Currently we offer a range of Founders Tours which examine the relationship between John Jay and other important Founders including George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson. Other themed tours include:
- The Federalist Papers and the Constitution
- Lewis & Clark
- The War of 1812
- The Treaty of Paris
- The Declaration of Independence
Tours last approximately 1 hour and we ask that your group arrives 10 minutes before the start of the tour and meets at the designated location.
Groups of 10 or more people must book through our tour reservation system.
We can accommodate a maximum of 60 people at a time.
We accept group tours Tuesdays through Sundays from 9:30am until 3:00pm*
*excludes holidays and Sundays from October through April
The site includes several ramps and steps. Please let us know if anyone in your group has difficulty with steps and we will be happy to accommodate them.
Fees are based upon group size
Up to 15 people = $75
16 to 30 people = $150
31 to 45 people = $225
46 to 60 people = $300
The Ballroom is available for booking if your group would like to have lunch in the Historic House*
Boxed / bag lunch = $5/person
Catered lunch = $200/hour
*Fee is for the rental of the room only. We do not supply lunch
A $50 deposit is required when your tour is reserved.
Payment in full is required 10 days prior to your group tour.
All fees are non-refundable